Feeding a growing world population whilst still protecting our environment is extremely challenging
Agriculture places significant pressure on natural resources and our environment and non-sustainable agricultural practices, seeking maximum yield with minimum regard for the environmental and human consequences, can result in destruction of habitat, soil erosion and degradation, amongst other things
Friend of the Earth is an international certification scheme for sustainable agriculture and breeding whose principles are based on the safeguarding and protection of the entire ecosystem. Sustainable agriculture is a type of farming that focuses on producing long-term crops and livestock without compromising the ability of current or future generations to meet their needs, based on the principle of maintaining a sustainable balance between the demands for food production and the preservation of our natural environment.
By clicking on the links below you can view all the Friend of the Earth’s sustainable news – covering such topics as agriculture, conservation projects and our latest press releases. You can also access our Webinars and online courses that cover a wide range of topics such as ‘Sustainable Insect farming’ to ‘Sustainable coffee production and certification’.
We regularly update this page so you can keep up to date with how Friend of the Earth is contributing towards sustainable living.
Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth would like to invite you to the upcoming webinar on Insects Farming and Feed Production. This webinar can be of interest to aquaculture and seafood processing companies, retail and NGOs, journalists and bloggers. During this half an hour session, Mrs Maye Walraven (SalesManager at InnovaFeed) and […]
One of the largest insect meal producers in Europe, French company InnovaFeed has achieved Friend of the Sea and Friend of the Earth certification. French start-up InnovaFeed, which specialises in the production of high-quality insect meals for the feed industry, specifically for the aquaculture sector, has achieved both Friend of the Sea (FoS) and Friend […]
Among the Italian companies that are managing both the tradition and the ability to understand the changing views, Riso Gallo – one of the major global rice producer – represents a great excellence. And so, this company born 160 years ago in Genoa, is today one of the most sensitive one about social and environmental […]
Grazie al progetto “Coltiviamo il Futuro”, Riso Gallo, azienda risiera della Lomellina con oltre 160 anni di storia, ha introdotto una serie di misure innovative in materia di responsabilità sociale e ambientale in azienda…
Molino di Ferro, an Italian company leader in the gluten-free food market, has recently obtained the international Friend of the Earth certification for the corn dough of the well-known Le Veneziane line.
The Museum of Natural History of the University of Florence, with the support of Friend of the Earth, has launched “Italian snails conservation project”, a three-year research and conservation project aiming to protect two species of endemic snails of Tuscany: Melanopsis etrusca and Xerosecta giustii. For more information, please click here. […]
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